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List the ingredients of Section 6(1)(c) MODA, Possession of a Controlled Drug for Supply

Supply Class A/B controlled Drug
Sect 6(1)(c) MODA - Life/14yrs

1. Supplies or Administers or Offer to supply or administer or otherwise deal
2. Class A or B controlled Drug
3. To any person


List the Ingredients of Unlawful Sexual Connection, Section 128(1)(b) Crimes Act 1961

Sexual Violation by UL SC
Section 128(1)b - 20yrs

A person
Another person


What are the ingredients of Section 228 Crimes Act 1961, in relation to Using a document?

Uses a Document
Section 228(1) 7yrs
1. With intent
2. To obtain any Property, Service, Pecuniary Advantage or Valuable Consideration
3. Dishonestly
4. And Without Claim of Right
5. Takes or Obtains a document


List the responsibilities of O/C body

The OC Body must:

· ensure death has been certified by a doctor or qualified paramedic using a Deceased Person Certificate (POLPOL 265)
· maintain security and continuity of the body, samples and exhibits, from the scene to the commencement of the post-mortem examination
· secure and guard the body, body samples and any exhibits relating to the body, with dignity and respect
· note and record observations relating to the body
· note details of medical staff or others who have attended the victim
· record what actions have been taken by any party in respect of the body
· establish if the body has been moved or disturbed
· ensure the body is photographed ‘in situ’ and consider using video recording
· on authority of the OC Investigation, arrange transportation of the body to the mortuary
· complete sudden death procedures
· on authority of OC investigation, arrange formal identification of the body using form Pol 265A
· obtain historical medial records of victim for information of pathologist
· attend the post-mortem examination with the OC Investigation, or deputy appointed by them, and:
- attend the briefing of the pathologist by the OC Investigation, and contribute as required
- ensure the Police photographer takes appropriate and sufficient photographsof the body before clothing is removed, again after the body is disrobed, and during the post-mortem examination. The pathologist will direct the photographer.
- preserve evidence from the body
- record, label and secure all samples and exhibits associated with the body
- arrange for fingerprints and palm prints to be taken, if required
· attend the debrief of the pathologist and record the findings, on direction of the OCOC and/or pathologist
· ensure all cultural responsibilities have been addressed.


List the Initial Action would you take to Identify and Preserve the Scene.

Victim Identify and locate the victim(s).

Appreciation Make an initial appreciation of the incident. Assess personal risk and then preserve the lives of others.

Witnesses Locate and contain witnesses.

Scene Preserve the scene (e.g. set boundaries).

Exhibits Note evidence and preserve any that would otherwise be lost or destroyed.

Ingredients Consider whether the ingredients of the alleged offence have been established.

Powers Identify what powers are available
and consider whether to execute them.

Offenders Identify and apprehend suspect(s).


What are the responsibilities of O/C Scene?

RECONNAISSANCE - Conduct a reconnaissance to gain overall picture of scene and test possible reconstructions

UPLIFTING, inspecting and ensuring delivery of labelled exhibits to the exhibit recorder

CONTROLLING, freezing and preserving the scene and ensuring it is safe

COMMUNICATION - Providing communication link between the scene and O/C Investigation

COMMON - Establishing a common approach path between police cordon and scene's focal point

COORDINATING and overseeing the crime scene examination

ENSURING scene is photographed, fingerprinted and examined by specialists before searched

PLANNING a strategy for forensic examination

PROVING relevant exhibits in court


Define Rape as per Section 128(2)

Section 128(2)

Person A rapes person B if person A has sexual connection with person B, effected by the penetration of person B's genitalia by person A's penis,—

(a) without person B's consent to the connection; AND
(b) without believing on reasonable grounds that person B consents to the connection.


Define Unlawful Sexual Connection Sect 128(3) Crimes Act 1961

Section 128(3)

Person A has unlawful sexual connection with person B if person A has sexual connection with person B—

(a) without person B's consent to the connection; AND
(b) without believing on reasonable grounds that person B consents to the connection.


What are the ingredients of Section 228(b) Crimes Act 1961 - Dishonestly Takes or uses a Document?

Uses/Attempts to use a Doc
Sect 228(b)

1. With intent to obtain any property OR Service OR Pecuniary Advantage OR Valuable Consideration
2. Dishonestly
3. And without claim of right
4. Uses OR attempts to use any document


What are the Ingredients of Arson Section 267(1)(c)?

Arson Section 267(1)(c) 14yrs
1. Intentionally
2. Damages by fire or Damages by any means of any explosive
3. Any VISA
4. With intent to obtain any benefit OR Cause loss to any person.


Under ASA Investigation Guidelines what should you request a victim refrain from doing until after the medical examination?

If the case is very recent (acute), it is important that any trace evidence is
preserved. You should explain this to the victim.

Where possible, victims should refrain from the following until after they have had a medical examination:
• eating or drinking
• going to the toilet (if necessary, use a toxicology kit to capture urine and
ask victims not to wipe)
• washing or showering
• washing their hands or biting their fingernails
• changing clothing
• smoking
• brushing or combing hair
• brushing teeth or rinsing their mouth.


List the responsibilities of O/C Exhibits in relation to the Exhibit Management Process.

The OC Exhibits is responsible for establishing required standards for the recovery, handling, labelling, storage, submission to experts, presentation at Court and disposal of exhibits and ensuring these processes are completed in accordance with the requirements set by the OC Investigation and the Serious Crime Template. The OC Exhibits must communicate required standards to all investigation team members, usually at investigation conferences.


List the 4 steps of the Preliminary Interview Action under KPP4 of the Adult Sexual Assault Guidelines. (8 marks)

PURPOSE is to necessary to gain a better understanding of what has occurred and to determine:
WHAT further investigative actions are necessary
WHETHER an offence has occurred and
WHETHER the victim wants to make a formal complaint.

- Ensure the victim is SAFE
- All necessary INITIAL CONTACT ACTIONS have been undertaken
- INTERVIEW ENVIRONMENT is appropriate and evidence neutral
- Arrange crisis support ASAP

Reassess and reconsider what further investigative procedures appropriate.
PUBLIC SAFETY - likelihood of similar/connected offending.
SECURE/preserve fragile or diminishing evidence
SECURE/contain crime scene
IDENTIFY /locate witnesses
DETECTING/apprehending suspects

Consider whether a recent photo of victim is necessary for evidential purposes.

Ensure victim advised of specialist services available


Before conducting a medical examination what should you explain/ask the victim under the ASA Investigations Guidelines. (5 marks)

Explain to the victim:
· that the examination
- will be conducted by a medical forensic practitioner specially trained in examining individuals who have been sexually assaulted
- has potential health benefits and can help Police obtain evidence to apprehend the offender

· the expected duration of the examination ("a couple of hours") and, if appropriate, possible outcomes of the examination.

Ask the victim if they have any concerns about the gender of the practitioner Conducting the examination and advise that you will do your best to accommodate their wishes.


What are the Objectives of a Crime Scene Examination? (4.5marks)

ESTABLISH if a crime has been committed

ESTABLISH the crime's key elements and provide the facts for the basis of an inquiry

IDENTIFY the suspect and place them in contact with the victim or scene

IDENTIFY people associated with the crime

CORROBORATE or contest witness and victims accounts

CORROBORATE or exclude other evidence relating to the crime or incident

EXCLUDE possible defences

EXONERATE the innocent

VERIFY confessions and admissions


Outline the steps of conducting a Reconnaissance. (2 marks)

- It is a preliminary or survey made to get an overall picture of the scene without disturbing the evidence.
GATHER all available evidence - staff present/Prelim interviews from complainant and witnesses

CREATE a common approach pathway - look at undisturbed. Look for offenders route in/out and seat of activity. Extensions to scene and obvious evidence.

SKETCH the scene and briefly note anything of significance.

NOTE and be prepared to cope with anything that may damage or affect evidence

RECONSIDER the scenes boundaries - consider priorities of the scene exam

CONSIDER the placement of Hot, Warm and Co;ld Zones.


List what you would do with a suspect if identified during the Initial Action of a Serious Crime. (3 marks)

1. Separate suspects from other persons at the scene.
2. Consider the condition of the suspect, whether they are injured, under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or suffer from a medical or mental impairment or other special consideration.
3. Ask them to remain at the scene and to co-operate with police. As soon as possible, remove the suspect from the scene by consent or with lawful justification.
4. If the suspect refuses to co-operate, consider whether grounds exist to arrest them and what the most appropriate offence will be.
5. To prevent cross contamination issues, consider using officers who have not entered the scene to manage the suspect, if available.
6. If the suspect is . . . then . . .
arrested or detained caution the suspect.
7. Consider searching the suspect and the suspect’s vehicle and belongings to prevent the disposal of evidence and for the searcher's safety, pursuant to the Search and Surveillance Act 2012.
8. Consider searching the vicinity of the suspect and the area or route they are thought to have taken, in order to recover discarded or secreted evidence.
9. Note the suspect’s appearance and behaviour.
10. Record everything the suspect says and if appropriate, consider conducting a preliminary interview in accordance with the ‘Investigative interviewing suspect guide’.
11 . Whenever possible, interviewing of suspects should be recorded on video in accordance with the ‘Investigative interviewing suspect guide’.
12 Brief the OCOC Investigation on their arrival, highlighting any significant risks surrounding cross-contamination or movement within or near the scene.


List the 4 Main functions as O/C File manager. (2 marks)


A Assist with establishing and maintaining the Investigation Headquarters
D Document Management System outlined in the Serious Crime Template
A Assist the 2IC with the Identification and recording of evidential material
M Manage the electronic and physical files relating to the investigation
S Support the 2IC by reading all documents for the purpose of highlighting important information to the 2IC
A Assist with the preparation of the prosecution file
C Complete a synopsis of all documents received, excluding documents relating to covert policing activities.
E Ensure a flow of info throughout the investigation
A Assist with management of the trial
O Operate the paper flow and associated structure in accordance with the Serious Crime Template


What are the points for Team briefings that are the responsibilities of O/C Area Canvas? (8 marks)


1. SUMMARISE the situation and detail the duties and areas of responsibility of each canvass team member

2. THOROUGHNESS - Emphasise the need for THOROUGHNESS and that EVERY PERSON in every household and visitors must be seen personally.

3. GUIDE - Stress that the questionnaire is ONLY A GUIDE to ensure the questions are asked, but should be regarded as flexible in that information supplied could lead to other questions.

4. FWS - Advise that evidence of possible probative value must be obtained in a formal written statement rather than notebook form. Note: The questionnaire must be endorsed, if a statement is taken.

5. VISITING - Consider visiting the canvass area to record every address including flats and vacant sections and then reconcile these premises with the map.

6. COMPLETED - Ensure all forms are completed, and actioned as outlined.

7. COMPLETED - Reconcile completed locations with the master copy to avoid duplication.

8. Advise staff on:
- what ACTION to take if they believe they have IDENTIFIED the suspect

- what action to take if they locate ITEMS of EVIDENTIAL value

- what action to take if individuals REFUSE to assist

- how to complete the CORRESPONDENCE flow

- what INFO can be DISCLOSED during the area canvass (i.e. information in media releases or otherwise already in the public domain)

- what information MUST NOT BE DISCLOSED.


What are the ingredients of Arson Section 267(1)(a)?

Section 267(1)(a) - 14 yrs
1. Intentionally or Recklessly
2. Damages by fire or Damages by means of any explosive
3. Any property
4. Knowing or ought to know that danger to life is likely to ensue


Define Sexual Violation as per section 128(1) Crimes Act 1961.

Sexual Violation by Rape
Sect 128(1)(a) CA 61

1. A person
2. Rapes
3. Another person

Sexual Violation by Unlawful Sexual Connection
Sect 128(1)(b) CA 61

1. A person
2. Has Unlawful Sexual Connection
3. With another person


What are the Ingredients of Supply Class A Controlled Drug, Section 6(1)(c) MODA 1975?

Supply Class A/B controlled Drug
Sect 6(1)(c) MODA - Life/14yrs

1. Supplies
2. Class A controlled Drug
3. To any person


What are the ingredients of Assault with intent to Commit Sexual Violation Section 129(2) Crimes Act 1961?

Another person
With intent to Commit Sexual Violation